Community Network

Community Network – Project Officer, Seafarers Link (home-based)


Community Network are seeking an experienced project worker to promote and manage the day to day running of our national Seafarers Link project for former seafarers and their dependants.

Home based
£22,000 – £24,000 pro rata
21 hours per week
Permanent contract 

In 2017 we celebrate our 10th anniversary of the Community Network Seafarers Link project bringing together seafarers from across the UK via telephone based peer support groups.

“There are things you can talk to other seafarers that you just can’t discuss with other people.” Seafarers Link member

The groups are open to former Merchant Navy, Royal Navy, and WRNS, as well as former Fishing Fleet and seafarers’ wives, partners, family and carers. You will be a vital member of our team, working to find and place ex-Seafarers into suitably matched peer support groups.

A key role will be to promote the work of Community Network’s Seafarers Link project to other organisations, especially those supporting the seafaring community. If you have a passion for reducing isolation, as well as a working knowledge of outreach and support groups, this could be the ideal role for you.

The closing date for applications is 9am on Wednesday 22nd November.
First stage interviews are to be held via the telephone on Thursday 30thNovember.
Second stage interviews to be held in London on Thursday 7th December.

If a disability or long term condition makes it difficult for you to complete our application form, please contact us to discuss alternative formats. We strive to provide an accessible recruitment process. If you require reasonable adjustments to submit your application or for your interview please contact us. We will contact you if you are short listed.

Community Network is committed to safeguarding vulnerable adults and expect staff and volunteers to share that commitment.

Please complete the application form and return via email to or via post to: Community Network, Archway Resource Centre, 1B Waterlow Road, London N19 5NJ.

Application form
Community Network JOB DESCRIPTION – Project Officer Seafarers Link – October 2017 Person_specification_Oct_2017

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